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From the Romans to the ring main

Navigate the surprising and fascinating twists and turns of the history of London's water supply with Rob Casey, Water Modelling Manager from Thames Water Utilities.In London major trunk mains commissioned by Water Companies who ceased trading over 100 years ago are used alongside modern assets such the Thames Water Ring Main commissioned in the 1990's. This means that a historic legacy plays an important part in the way the current supply system operates. In fact the rich and interesting history of London's water supply goes back, not just a hundred, but almost 2,000 years to when the Romans originally founded the City.As part of this talk Rob Casey focused on key people who have played a part in providing water to the capital, plus key decisions and innovations where London has led the industry. He also discussed the places where they can visit to find out more.http://bit.ly/LLiEIe See more events from the Chemistry Centre, London
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